Wednesday May 15
Cool tool: One click installation of open source apps
Downloading open source applications can sometimes be a pain in the neck. There can be multiple drivers, a variety of related components and a handful of little status bars that move from left to right at varying rates of speed.
Mon May 06, 2013
Cloud Survey Says Multi-Cloud Use Growing
Cloud management professionals RightScale recently announced the results of its second annual State of the Cloud survey, and the research says essentially the more it's done, the better it gets.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Cloud Survey Has Warning For Amazon
RightScale's State of the Cloud survey finds Amazon the public cloud leader -- but IT is looking to Rackspace, Google and Microsoft for added testing and experiments.
Why companies using the cloud are so happy
As reported by my friend and Forbes writer Joe McKendrick, "A new survey finds that roughly one out of four organizations are heavily into cloud computing, and they are providing lessons from which everyone else can benefit." The lessons come from having two or three years of real experience, enough time to see the real benefits and issues.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Washington Post
Enterprise cloud adoption ticks up
A RightScale survey released last week said bigger companies - those with more than 1,000 employees - are "slightly more likely" to claim cloud adoption than their smaller brethren: 77 percent of large companies surveyed said they're adopting cloud in some form compared to 73 percent for smaller companies.
More fun facts about AWS usage, this time from Cloudyn
Companies like Cloudyn want to make Amazon Web Services less of a mystery to its users, but they have lots of competition - including from Amazon itself.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
The week in cloud: the argument for lots of clouds; mobility rules; catching up with Dell
RightScale research says one cloud won't fit all; mobile development landgrab continues with Facebook-Parse deal; Michael Dell talks up cloud opportunity.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Enterprises Take Public First Approach with Hybrid Cloud Implementation: RightScale Study
Enterprises are leaning toward a "public first" approach to hybrid cloud adoption since private clouds require more time to build and set up A new study by cloud management provider RightScale finds that small and medium-sized businesses are more reliant on cloud infrastructure than enterprises.
How big is cloud's impact? Depends on who's asking
Is cloud computing really catching on in the enterprise? Well, that depends on who you talk to, recent surveys have found.